Friday, July 30, 2021

Black Lives Matter co-founder speaks at Webster

Patrisse Cullors is a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement. On Feb. 24, Cullors spoke as a keynote speaker at Webster's Diversity, Equity...

Schools shift to alternative method of learning when snow hits

Around the St. Louis area on Feb. 15, students woke to a blanket of snow covering the ground. A list of school closures scrolled...

GameStop stocks see instability as Redditors challenge hedge funds

A subreddit called r/wallstreetbets had talked about GameStop’s stock in past years. In the winter of 2020, however, retail investors began buying up the...

Counseling and Life Development office working to offer a virtual COVID-19 support group

One student has expressed interest in the virtual support group so far, according to Patrick Stack. The group would meet virtually on Tuesdays at...

Webster announces graduation commencement ceremony will be virtual

The move to a virtual format is similar to that of last year's ceremony. Students will not be walking across The Muny's stage this year...

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion conference promotes productive conversations about difficult subjects

Students and guest speakers spoke on panels on discussions about race, gender identity, sexuality and disability during the sixth annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion...

GameStop stock value increases day after chief financial officer announced coming resignation

Reddit subreddit r/wallstreetbets users celebrated a recent increase in GameStop's stock prices. The users' goal is to “send the stock price to Pluto.” GameStop’s stock...

Sixth annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion conference kicks off

Kai Stowers was the first speaker at the three-day conference. Kai Stowers went to work in his human resources (HR) job one day, knowing...

Summer tuition reduction affects internship program

The university announced a tuition reduction for 2021 summer courses on Feb. 10.  Summer school used to sound boring as a kid, but in college,...

Severe weather leaves students stranded at home

Severe weather impacted Webster's St. Louis campus over the week — but classes went on as scheduled, virtually.  This past week, St. Louis received a...

Webster students explore their financial aid options

Different scholarships have different benefits. Webster's scholarships were the reason sophomore Lonni Helm came to Webster. Webster offers a variety of scholarships to freshman, transfer...

Title IX office can help students resolve issues with sexual assault

A reported sexual assault was turned over to the Title IX office on Jan. 15. The Title IX office can offer students support in...

St. Louis continues COVID-19 vaccinations

COVID-19 vaccinations are underway in Missouri. Turnout has been low with only 3.9% of the population being vaccinated. As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, Webster...

Community Music School receives Missouri ArtSafe Certification

Orchestra practice looks different in a global pandemic. Players are spread out into the audience. Some have to wear masks with slits to play...

Senate acquits Trump after second impeachment trial

Derek DeMartino sat on his couch on Jan. 6, shocked and horrified while watching the insurrection at the Capitol.  That day, then-President Donald Trump held...

‘Let’s get to work;’ Alumni serve in Biden administration

Gen. Lloyd Austin III will be making history as both the first Black Secretary of Defense and Webster alum in a cabinet position. Jesse...